FINE MEDIEVAL ROMAN (BYZANTINE) RELIQUARY CROSS
Silvered bronze. 9th-11th century. Just under 1 3/4” height, slightly flared end beams. The cross beam centered. Boldly executed crowned Corpus Christi in high relief. The back recessed for a sacred relic. Wonderful quaint medieval character and found on cathedral stone work of the period. Professionally refurbished with the silver overlay restored on a sterling silver neck chain. Gift boxed with certification of authenticity.